Feature proposal: Windows - assigning GnuCash to file name extension?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 10 14:16:07 EDT 2008

Quoting Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at rogers.com>:

> The .db requirement is a result of libgda.  libdbi doesn't have that
> requirement.

Ahh. Excellent!  yet another reason to stick with dbi!

> Phil
> P.S. Derek, do you have any comment on my recent posting re transactions
> and splits.

Sorry, I just haven't had time to look at it.  I've got 6 hours
on a plane on Saturday so I'll try to look at it then.


> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> "Nathan Buchanan" <nbinont at gmail.com> writes:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> is it possible to automatically assign the program GnuCash to a file
>>>> name extension (e.g. ".gnucash") on Windows machines such that double
>>>> clicking on a file (e.g. abc.gnucash) opens the file with GnuCash?
>>> I agree that this should probably be an installation option, but don't have
>>> the time to look at it. Could you file an enhancement request so this does
>>> not get lost? (http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Bugzilla)
>> The problem here is that gnucash doesn't enforce any name extensions
>> currently..  (and in the SQLite version it imposes a .db extension).
>> I wonder if there's some way to get around the .db requirement?
>> -derek

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